Who are “we”?

Interesting question you may be asking yourself…I highly doubt it but oh well. Anywho…

First lets start with the…I will call him The Creator. No..not God…though he thinks he is sometimes but that is another story all together. Moving on…Andy…that is his half birth name. He dreamed the idea…we are now going to be living it. Eccentric…obsessed…he spends hours upon days “living” this dream of his.

Next…Vicki…oh Vicki. The “oldest” of the group yet the youngest in spirit. High octane and never lets the never ending “hot” spells slow her down. She is working her “butt” off to prepare for this “dream” Andy has. Will she conquer…I do believe!

Jessica…the “missing” link. We have yet to really hike with her while training for the “dream”. She will all kick our butts though. She will be our resident “Dr” on the trip. She specializes in animals which may do us some good by the end of this trip as we may all become one!

Then comes Derek…what can I say about him. He is the “rapper” of the group. Always with a tune is his head and a mouth that won’t stop for much. He is prepared for Armageddon…if any aliens try to take over the world, he is prepared for battle and survival. Everything but a nuke and the kitchen sink…will have to check on that one actually…will be strapped to his back. The Chuck Norris of camping!!!

The baby…Heather…hmmm…Derek’s sidekick. Heather is to “Chuck Norris” as Robin is to Batman. She will be holding the rest of Derek’s stuff and leaving hers behind because there can’t possibly be enough room in her pack. She has been to our destination before but never like this…

Last there is me. The Fall Gal…Mariah. I fall..a lot. I think Half Dome may be my doom but if I survive, the “dream” will be mine for the taking. No toilet…who cares…I will have my GoGirl. Who needs amenities anyways. Those are for wimps and pansies…which I am, but no one needs to know that really…except for anyone who is reading this now. Yup.

What a cast of characters “we” are. Armed with all the gear we could ever need, a “dream” and zero experience…we will conquer Mother Nature.

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3 thoughts on “Who are “we”?

  1. Welcome to the fold, young padawan.

    Oh, and as for conquering Mother Nature… Well, I suppose you’ll see one of these days.

    If you want to make a few day trip of all three, check out Hueco Tanks outside of El Paso. Sport climbs, bouldering, hiking. Good stuff.

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